Famous First Lines in Movies Quiz
by Staff
A movie's opening lines can make or break the entire film. How much do you know about these famous first lines?

"The world is changed. I feel it in the water. I feel it in the earth. I smell it in the air."

  • "I Am Legend"
  • "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring"
  • "World War Z"

"Hey! Hey, baby. What's going on here?

  • "My Fair Lady"
  • "Breakfast at Tiffany's"
  • "Roman Holiday"

"What can you say about a 25-year-old girl who died? That she was beautiful and brilliant? That she loved Mozart and Bach, the Beatles, and me?"

  • "Cabaret"
  • "I Never Sang For My Father"
  • "Love Story"

“As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a gangster.”

  • "Goodfellas"
  • "The Godfather"
  • "Casino"

"What's your name again?" "Chrissie." "Where are we going?" "Swimming."

  • "Jaws"
  • "Creature From The Black Lagoon"
  • "The Lake House"


  • "Citizen Kane"
  • "Casablanca"
  • "The Maltese Falcon"

"It was on a side road outside of Los Angeles. I was hitchhiking from San Francisco down to San Diego, I guess. A half-hour earlier, I'd thumbed a ride."

  • "My Friend Irma"
  • "Miracle on 34th Street"
  • "The Postman Always Rings Twice"

"All right, Charlie. That the joint?"

  • "The Tingler"
  • "The Apartment"
  • "Some Like It Hot"

"Please, sir, I want some more."

  • "Oliver"
  • "Curly Top"
  • "Annie"

"I had the craziest dream last night. I was dancing the white swan."

  • "Black Swan"
  • "Snow White"
  • "The Eagle"

“I was 12 going on 13 the first time I saw a dead human being.”

  • "Gremlins"
  • "Goonies"
  • "Stand By Me"

"Watch this shot now. Shoot man. Go."

  • "South Pacific"
  • "Grease"
  • "West Side Story"

"All right, so this is the world and there are 5 billion people on it. When I was a kid there were 3. It's hard to keep up."

  • "Jerry Maguire"
  • "Rain Man"
  • "Magnolia"

“I’m 36 years old, I love my family, I love baseball, and I’m about to become a farmer. But until I heard the voice, I’d never done a crazy thing in my whole life."

  • "A League of Their Own"
  • "Bull Durham"
  • "Field of Dreams"

"I believe in America. America has made my fortune."

  • "Wall Street"
  • "The Godfather"
  • "Donnie Brasco"

"Show them the courage of Allah!"

  • "Blackhawk Down"
  • "Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves"
  • "Top Gun"

"I owe everything to George Bailey. Help him, Dear Father."

  • "Casablanca"
  • "Gone With The Wind"
  • "It's A Wonderful Life"

“What came first, the music or the misery?”

  • "Singles"
  • "High Fidelity"
  • "Dazed and Confused"

"What are you doing? You don't stop here…"

  • "Mulholland Drive"
  • "Psycho"
  • "Blue Velvet"

"He even took the gramophone on safari."

  • "Out of Africa"
  • "Legends of the Fall"
  • "Empire of the Sun"

"I will tell you of William Wallace. Historians from England will say I am a liar. But history is written by those who have hung heroes."

  • "Camelot"
  • "Braveheart"
  • "King Arthur"

"There's two kinds of people in the world - winners… and losers."

  • "Mean Streets"
  • "Little Miss Sunshine"
  • "Talladega Nights"

"Who are you?" "I am Death."

  • "Night of the Living Dead"
  • "The Seventh Seal"
  • "Village of the Damned"

"No matter what they say, it's all about money."

  • "Pretty Woman"
  • "Wall Street"
  • "Top Gun"

"All right, everyone! This ... is a stick-up. Don't anybody move! Now empty that safe!"

  • "Heat"
  • "The Town"
  • "Toy Story"

"In Jailhouse Rock, Elvis was everything rockabilly's about -- living fast, dying young and leaving a good-looking corpse."

  • "Hard Rain"
  • "True Romance"
  • "The Big Lebowski"

"When I was lying there in the V.A. hospital, with a big hole blown through the middle of my life, I started having these dreams of flying. I was free. Sooner or later though, you always have to wake up."

  • "Patton"
  • "Avatar"
  • "Pearl Harbor"

"People do not give it credence that a young girl could leave home and go off in the wintertime to avenge her father’s blood, but it did happen."

  • "True Grit"
  • "High Noon"
  • "Grey Owl"

"Only ever met one man I wouldn’t wanna fight.”

  • "Platoon"
  • "Rocky"
  • "Million Dollar Baby"

"We were somewhere around Barstow, on the edge of the desert, when the drugs began to take hold."

  • "Leaving Las Vegas"
  • "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas"
  • "Natural Born Killers"